Breckenridge, MN and Wahpeton, ND can be seen in the distance as RRVW's Hankinson turn heads south on the BNSF. To call this portion of Minnesota flat is an understatement.
An alternative view of the curves at Lake Park shows the wide open spaces of this area. A westbound intermodal train heads toward Dilworth as clouds continue to roll overhead.
SOO SD60 #6024, NS SD70M-2 #2643, and another NS unit provide power to an Eaststbound CP train as it passes the Red Wing Amtrak depot. Photo taken 2/15/15 near MP 370.69 on the CP River Sub.
CSX ES44AH #3122, and CP AC4400CW #9775 provide power to an Eaststbound CP crude oil train as it comes off the curve near MP 372 on the CP River Sub. Photo taken 11/2/14 near MP 372 on the CP Rive... (more)
CP GP9 #1578 sits in the yard at the ADM plant in Red Wing, MN on a sunny and warm late October day. Photo taken 10/21/14 near MP 370.4 on the CP River Sub.
CSX ES40DC #5250, and a CSX AC4400CW provide power to a Westbound CP grain train as it rounds the curve at the East end of Duke Siding near MP 372.7 on the CP River Sub. Photo taken 5/30/14 near M... (more)
ICE SD40-2 #6212 and CP SD60 #6257 provide power to a Westbound CP Autorack train as it passes the Red Wing Amtrak depot. Photo taken 3/8/14 near MP 370.69 on the CP River Sub.
: MNNR B23-7 #43 eases past me on its way to the turntable and roundhouse while I look on from within the Minnesota Commercial yard in Saint Paul, MN while taking a tour of the yard on a mostly su... (more)
UP SD70ACe #8520, another UP unit, and two CP units provide power to a Westbound CP manifest as it passes the Red Wing Amtrak depot. Photo taken 3/9/14 near MP 370.69 on the CP River Sub.
One of BNSF's newest additions. an ES44C4 leads a unit grain train past Dayton's Bluff on a balmy Spring Sunday.
One of the former Iowa Interstate EMDs that BNSF is leasing from Progress Rail Services goes for a spin on Northtown's turntable. This GP38-2 was originally delivered new to Penn Central.
BNSF has been testing its' alternative fuel tender from Northtown to as far north as Superior,WI. Here they sit at Northtown. Taken with permission and adhering to all safety practices.
CN 6255 and two other SD40-3s push taconite loaded ore cars out on the dock so that the James R. Barker can start being loaded.
We're stopped just east of Frontenac,MN. on a westbound while an eastbound Columbia coal train with all Milwaukee power approaches on its way from Montana to Portage,WI..
CP AC440CW #9730 smokes it up a bit as CP AC4400CW #9730 and CP ES44AC #8950 provide power to CP Train Number 198 as it passes the Red Wing Amtrak depot in Red Wing, MN. Photo taken on 4/2/15 near... (more)